Tag: Epicurus

One Long Struggle – Part Two

As I head out to New York City – land of Occupy Wall Street among many other historic struggles – I am reflecting on Lucretius and the Epicureans a bit further. One question that was posed in our Saturday discussion/lecture was “Are we approaching… Continue Reading “One Long Struggle – Part Two”

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One long struggle in the dark.

As much as I like everything I’ve read *about* Lucretius, I have to admit that I have really been struggling with the actual text of On the Nature of Things. You see, it’s a poem from about 70 BCE which seeks to explain the… Continue Reading “One long struggle in the dark.”

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